WOW! A COLLECTORS DREAM!! ABSOLUTELY BRAND NEW IN THE BOX 1983 COLT PYTHON BRIGHT STAINLESS. 6" BARREL. RED RAMP, WHITE OUTLINE. FACTORY WOOD GRIPS. THIS IS A "FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE" GUN!!! EXTREMELY RARE - one of the first bright stainless guns ever produced. VERY LOW Serial Number for Bright Stainless T18927 - CONFIRMED by COLT to be 1983 manufacturing date. Only a few bright stainless guns were made with factory wood grips as they changed to Pachmayr rubber grips in 1984. Bright Stainless wasn,t even offered until the 1985 catalog. One Owner - Purchased from a "Colt Collector" - had to wipe the cosmoline off the firearm for pictures. THIS FIREARM IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION FOR THE DISCRIMINATING COLLECTOR!!!! This firearm just sat in the box for the last 23 years. Firearm is NEVER FIRED after leaving factory. PURE MINT!!!!! - other than a light rub on the bottom of the grips (hardly noticeable in person - enlargement makes look worse than actual). All paper work in MINT CONDITION including, Python Manual dated 1981, Colt Factory Letter, 10-year warranty, The Colt Companion, Authorized Repair Service Stations, NRA Card, AND THE ORIGINAL BILL OF SALE FROM 5/12/1985. Original box serial numbered to the gun also included - one end flap is loose. Even the styrofoam is in MINT condition. For the investor, collector or shooter, this a RARE opportunity to purchase a NEW IN BOX Colt collectible. SEE MATCHING COLT PYTHON 1983 MATTE STAINLESS NEW IN BOX GA# 976808399. Buyer to pay $35 shipping which includes full insurance. FFL to FFL ONLY. No trades. Price FIRM - no offers. I have over 300 positive eBay references under rck-58.